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Spend May Interim 2016 in Sweden!

ART W42 Sweden: From Neoclassicism to Ikea (MAY). The course is intended to introduce students to the art and architecture of Sweden, from 1633 (when six-year-old Kristina came to the throne) to the present, with particular attention paid to the … Continue reading

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Julia LaPlaca Wins Calvin’s 2014–15 Honors Contract Competition

Julia LaPlaca’s essay “The Historiography of Savonarola and the Arts: From Iconoclast to Savior” was selected as the winner of the 2014–15 Honors Contract Competition. Julia is a third-year student at Calvin majoring in English and Art History. Abstract: The … Continue reading

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The Grand Rapids Undergraduate Art History Symposium, 2015

This year, Calvin College has three students presenting papers at the annual Grand Rapids Undergraduate Art History Symposium. The event takes place at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, on Friday, 10 April 2015. All three papers are scheduled for … Continue reading

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For Career Success, Major in Art History

W. Barksdale Maynard, “OpEd: For Career Success, Major in Art History,” The Daily Princetonian (5 April 2015). The humanities in general, and art history in particular, can be a powerful ticket to career success. Art history plunges you deep into … Continue reading

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Art Events for February 23-28:

February 26, 3:30PM in the Seminary Auditorium – Craig Hanson lecture: From Leiden to London: Anglo-Dutch Relations in the Early Modern Period February 27, 1:30PM in Spoelhof Center 150 – Artist Talk: Katherine Sullivan February 27-28 in the Ceramics Studio – West Michigan Potters Guild workshop … Continue reading

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Art History | Collecting the World

The January interim-abroad course “Collecting the World” explores the history of collecting and the history of London through a survey of some of the most important museums and sites of display in England. Along with looking at plenty of art objects, … Continue reading

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